Priya holds a PhD in mathematics from ANU and has over ten years experience as a lecturer and researcher at ANU, Columbia University & UNSW. Her research has focussed on mathematics for finance and she has applied this research to consult to ASX listed companies. Priya also co-founded a financial technology startup that provides online ordering and analytics to the hospitality sector. She is a member of the Australian Digital Currency Association's digital asset working group which has been investigating self regulatory ICO & STO standards for Australia. Her current passion is investigating how blockchain can create a better financial system for the world.